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Oklahoma Pioneer Woman Museum

Oklahoma Pioneer Woman Museum

The Pioneer Woman Museum in Ponca City, Oklahoma, hosted Heartland Fountain, LLC and Sandra Tharp-Thee on Saturday, 17 May.

The second in a series of three conferences sponsored by Heartland Fountain, this event centered around celebrating and creating history.

We were honored to have many people from north-central Oklahoma in attendance, including Oklahoma Poet, Vera Long, and representatives from the Pawnee Nation College and Oklahoma State University.

 

Donna Le, Chair of Heartland Fountain LLC, speaking about remarkable women in Oklahoma.

Donna Le, Chair of Heartland Fountain LLC, speaking about remarkable women in Oklahoma.

Our special guest speaker was Sandra Tharp-Thee, nationally- and internationally-recognized Director of the Ioway Tribe of Oklahoma Library.

Sandra Tharp-Thee, Director, Ioway Tribe of Oklahoma Library

Sandra Tharp-Thee, Director, Ioway Tribe of Oklahoma Library

Sandra is also an author of poetry, short stories, songs, and children’s picture books. Her latest works were included in the 2013 anthology, Oklahoma: The Fountain of the Heartland.

Sandra Tharp-Thee at OK Pioneer Woman Museum

Sandra Tharp-Thee at OK Pioneer Woman Museum

Buffalo Educational Display, Ioway Tribe of Oklahoma

Buffalo Educational Display, Ioway Tribe of Oklahoma

Education Display, Ioway Tribe of Oklahoma

Education Display, Ioway Tribe of Oklahoma

The third, and final, Heartland Fountain event at the museum will be held on Saturday, 21 June. Our speaker that day will be noted author and genealogy researcher, Cheryl Capps Roach. Complete details about the 21 June event will be posted here shortly.

Pioneer Woman statue, Oklahoma Pioneer Woman Museum

Pioneer Woman statue, Oklahoma Pioneer Woman Museum

 

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Donna Le, Chairman, Heartland Fountain LLC

Donna Le, Chairman, Heartland Fountain LLC

Donna Le, Sherry Blaylock (writing as S.L. Winchester), Michael W. Hinkle, and vehoae of Heartland Fountain, LLC, presented “Make Women’s History Month Count: How to Honor the Women in Our Lives” at Pioneer Woman Museum in Ponca City, Oklahoma, on April 5, 2014.

Future presentations are scheduled for Pioneer Woman Museum on May 17, 2014, “Celebrating History-Creating History” and June 21, 2014, “Lessons from the Heartland: Spotlight on Women.”

If you would like to schedule a presentation by Heartland Fountain members, please contact Donna Le at DKLE45@hotmail.com

 

 

S.L. Winchester, Heartland Fountain LLC

S.L. Winchester, Heartland Fountain LLC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michael Hinkle, Heartland Fountain LLC

Michael Hinkle, Heartland Fountain LLC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

vehoae, Heartland Fountain LLC

vehoae, Heartland Fountain LLC

 

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